Louis Pasteur¬†is one of the fathers of the germ-based illness theory. He had probably inspired Alexander Fleming¬†. When Fleming was working on penicillin, the theories on bacteria not developing in sterile environments or the fact they are linked to illnesses was more or less a fact. Still it took quite a few years between 1928, when penicillin was discovered and 1942, when it was started … Continue reading Antibiotics